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Fun, art, food, entertainment and adventure in Tuatapere!

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Tuatapere Fun Day!

Summer fun, art, food, entertainment and adventure in Tuatapere! Saturday 2 February 2013

The inaugural Tuatapere Fun Day will run in conjunction with the Tuatapere Hump Ridge Track’s 3rd annu-al ‘Stump the Hump’ 24 hour adventure walk. While the ‘Stumpers’ challenge themselves on the 55km track, the locals, visitors and supporters will celebrate in Tuatapere.

The local community has stepped up in support of the annual fundraiser for the Hump Ridge Track offer-ing deals, specials and activities for all.

Come out and enjoy a day of fun for all ages with numerous free and low cost activities. Most activities for young people will take place at the Waiau Area School from 10am to 2pm.

The local heated swimming pool and toddler pool will be open from 12pm to 4pm and the Playcentre with facilities and playground for the real young ones will be open from 10am to 12pm. Histo-ry buffs can check out the Bushman’s Museum and Yesteryears Museum and Café. While those looking for something a little more active can check out the Tuatapere bowling club from 2pm, the Tuatapere golf course from 1pm, or go for a stroll on one of our local walking tracks. Shop around for local goods, food and gifts at Tuatapere’s famous butcher shop, specialized local nursery and cafes.

If you’re looking for some adventure, take a scenic helicopter tour or enjoy an exciting jet boat ride down the Wairaurahiri at twilight. For those of you sticking around for the weekend enjoy a night out with live music at Last Light Lodge on Friday and Saturday night. Art lovers are in for a treat with the inaugural Waiau Art Trail offering a unique opportunity to experience and buy the work of over 25 artists from the Waiau area at six venues around Tuatapere.

Exhibitions will include oil paintings, ceramics, jewellery, fabric, garden art and much more. This event is co-ordinated by the Tuatapere District Promotions in association with the Hump Ridge Track and Venture Southland.

For more information: Brochures for the Tuatapere Fun Day and the Waiau Art Trail are available from the Hump Ridge Track office (31 Orawia Rd, Tuatapere) or can be downloaded from www.humpridgetrack.co.nz

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